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Virginia Meaning


What does Virginia mean?

The name Virginia is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Virginia is "maiden, pure, chaste".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "maiden, virgin".

Virginia is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Vir-gin-ya.

The Given Name Virginia

Virginia is a form of Virginius. See Virginius for further details.

Simple and bold, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little girl name has a natural adventure.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Virginia falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Virginia Centurione Bracelli, Virginia Madsen, and Virginia Woolf.

Virginia Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 540 in baby name popularity for girls with 578 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 514 in baby name popularity for girls with 610 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Virginia Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Virginia has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Virginia to other names.

Virginia Related Names

Virginia is a form of Virginius.

The name Virginie is a form of Virginia.

Virginia has the diminutives (nicknames) Ginnette, Ginnie, Virgie.

Famous Virginias

  • Virginia Centurione Bracelli ~ Saint
  • Virginia Madsen ~ Actress
  • Virginia Woolf ~ Writer

Virginia Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Virginia.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Virginia are often comfortable and acrobatic but most of all they are read more >>

Virginia Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Virginia in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Virginia.

Just for fun, see the name Virginia in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Virginia in Nautical Flags page.